Illustrated by Floca, Brian
Brian Floca explores Apollo 11's famed moon landing with this newly expanded edition of Moonshot! Simply told, grandly shown in close-up focus and wide-angle visas, this is the flight of Apollo 11 that began on July 16, 1969. Here for a new generation of readers and explorers, ar...e the steady astronauts, outfitting themselves in gloves and helmets, strapping and clicking themselves into sideways seats. Experience their great machines in all their detail and monumentality. This is a story of adventure and discovery--a story of leaving and returning during one, hot summer fifty years ago, and a story of home, seen whole, from far away.Read more
Brian Floca is the author and illustrator of the acclaimed picture books Locomotive, winner of the Caldecott Medal and a New York Times bestseller; Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11; and Lightship, each a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book. He is the illustrator of numerous additional books, including Avi's Poppy series. You can visit him online at BrianFloca.com.
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